OLYMPIA – The Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announced today the following changes in the fire danger rating and burn restrictions on DNR-protected lands.
History came to life in the form of a wax museum presented by Mrs. Dennis and Mrs. Eddy’s fifth-grade class during last Thursday’s White Salmon Valley School District board of directors meeting...
An emergency burn ban was instated by Skamania County Monday morning after two fires less than one week apart damaged homes in the vicinity of Cook-Underwood Road.
As of Thursday, KPUD is reporting that the reservoir is back to full capacity following a massive water leak that caused Lyle residents to conserve water on Wednesday.
Margie’s Pot Shop at 405 E. Steuben Street in Bingen is one of the first retail marijuana businesses to receive a license to legally sell cannabis, according to a list compiled by the Washington State Liquor Control Board on Monday.
A Toppenish, Wash. woman is dead after driving her car into the Columbia River Monday night, according to a report by the Klickitat County Sheriff's Office.
An attempted traffic stop in Oregon turned into a vehicle leading law enforcement officials on a chase across the Hood River Toll Bridge and through Bingen on Friday.
Columbia Gorge Community College and OSHA offers a Pesticide Recerti-fication/Worker Protection Standard course on Nov. 5 at the Hood River Indian Creek Campus, from 1 to 5 p.m.
The monthly meeting of the High Prairie Community Council will be Thursday, Oct. 24, at the Community Center. Following the meeting, participants will be treated to homemade pumpkin pies!
Soroptimist International of Mt Adams (SIMA), a service club located in White Salmon, has received a $1 million grant from the Walmart Foundation in support of SIMA’s project “Coats For Kids In The Gorge.” This is the second year Walmart selected “Coats For Kids” to help SIMA meet the needs of the community it serves. The new manager, Erik Smith, followed former manager Robin Morse by selecting SIMA for this grant.
This week’s beautiful weather helps make rainy September fade into our memories. Doug Daniels, who measured and recorded rainfall for the National Weather Service for over 40 years reported a few interesting facts about our rainy September, 2013.
The White Salmon Arts Council is offering to pay $200 for the winning poster art for the upcoming “I’m Dreaming of a White Salmon” event to be held Dec. 7, the first Saturday in December.
White Salmon schools will be the beneficiaries of another successful Grape Escape event, the 7th annual fundraiser for the White Salmon Valley Education Foundation (WSVEF).
Les Haarstad, a man of many hats; (pastor, firefighter, fire commissioner, plumber, former first responder…and those are just the ones I’ve been told) has decided it’s time to step down from his position of fire commissioner.
On Monday evening, Oct. 14, at 7 p.m., the Klickitat County Democrat Party will host a panel discussion regarding the implementation of the Affordable Care Act in Klickitat County.
Just like last month, get the paper, read the column and immediately rush out to attend the Senior Dinner which will be held on Thursday, Oct. 10, the day the paper arrives.
During October, the White Salmon Arts Council is pleased to have a display of wood fired pottery pieces created jointly by Amy and Judy Maule in the Windows Gallery.
News from Jennifer Machado, the Lyle School District coordinator, (to Sara Sanderson): This year the Lyle School district has a couple of really cool things going on. It has initiated a calling system that will allow school representatives to call everyone that would like to be notified of events that may be happening at the schools (i.e. fundraising dinners, open houses, etc). If any community members would like to be added to the call list, they can either call the school or email their contact information to firstname.lastname@example.org. Also, they have launched a newly redesigned website at www.lyleschools.org .
From the first of October until Nov. 11, the Hood River farm is host to a unique world of characters crafted by the Rasmussen staff with creativity and humor from pumpkins, vegetables, squash, gourds and other items from the farm and greenhouse.
Google announced its $600 million expansion plans for its data center in The Dalles last Thursday. The expansion brings Google’s total investment in The Dalles to $1.2 billion since 2005.
The Federal Government will be closed as current funding expired on Sept. 30. Due to this event, the Mid-Columbia River National Wildlife Refuge Complex will be closed to the public. This includes: Conboy Lake National Wildlife Refuge, Glenwood; Columbia National Wildlife Refuge, Othello; Cold Spring National Wildlife Refuge, Hermiston, Ore.; McKay Creek National Wildlife Refuge, Pendleton, Ore.; McNary National Wildlife Refuge, Burbank; Toppenish National Wildlife Refuge, Toppenish; Umatilla National Wildlife Refuge, Irrigon, Ore.; and Hanford Reach National Monument, Richland.
The Columbia River Gorge Commission is accepting public comment on a draft two-year work plan prior to taking action on the proposal at its Oct. 9 meeting in Vancouver
The popular Gorge Fruit & Craft Fair arrives Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 19 and 20, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., at the Hood River County Fairgrounds in Odell.
Washington added jobs for the 11th straight month in August, gaining a seasonally adjusted estimate of 5,300 jobs, according to the latest monthly report from the Employment Security Department.
- Obituary for Rylan Ihde
- KCSO bringing back K-9 unit; safety cited
- Obituary for James Roberson
- Sagetech enters receivership amidst financial challenges
- Mt. Adams Institute receoves grant to expand AmeriCorps programs
- Pool Board moving project forward at its "preferred site"
- New Pastor coming to Bethel UCC
- Four U.S. partners getting ScanEagles
- 2019 All-Trico Baseball
- brews, blues playing this weekend
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